Immigration restrictions were making life difficult for Native Americans who live along – and across – the U.S.-Mexico border even before President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to build his border wall. The traditional homelands of 36 federally recognized tribes – including the Kumeyaay, Pai, Cocopah, O’odham, Yaqui, Apache and Kickapoo peoples – were […]
O’odham VOICE against the WALL P.O. Box 1835 Sells, AZ 85634 Contact: Ofelia Rivas http://tiamatpublications.com/ email@example.com The O’odham are Indigenous people, members of the Tohono O’odham Nation, a federally-recognized Indian reservation in Pima and Maricopa County of Southwestern Arizona, having continually since time immemorial conducted and practiced the Him’dag, the O’odham Way of Life, hereby […]
The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) recently issued an Early Warning and Urgent Action letter to the United States government over the discriminatory impacts of the construction of the US/Mexico border wall on the Kikapoo, the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo (Tigua) and the Lipan Apache (Ndé) indigenous communities in Texas. Responding […]
A film by Jason Jaacks of Cordillera Productions, A Voice in the Desert examines a cultural unity that has been interrupted, dissected and transformed by an arbitrary line: the United States/Mexico border. Synopsis In their own language, Tohono O’odham means Desert People. According to their history, the O’odham have called the Sonora desert home since […]
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